Charles I (def 2).
(“Charles the Fat”) a.d. 809–888, king of France 884–887; as Charles III, emperor of the Holy Roman Empire 881–887.
1630–85, king of Great Britain 1660–85 (son of Charles I of England).
1661–1700, king of Spain 1665–1700.
known as Charles the Bald. 823–877 ad, Holy Roman Emperor (875–877) and, as Charles I, king of France (843–877)
the title as king of France of Charles III (Holy Roman Emperor) See Charles III (sense 1)
1630–85, king of England, Scotland, and Ireland (1660–85) following the Restoration (1660); son of Charles I. He did much to promote commerce, science, and the Navy, but his Roman Catholic sympathies caused widespread distrust
1661–1700, the last Hapsburg king of Spain: his reign saw the end of Spanish power in Europe
- Charles fries
Charles Carpenter, 1887–1967, U.S. linguist. plural noun another name for French fried potatoes
- Charles grey
Charles, 2nd Earl, 1764–1845, British statesman: prime minister 1830–34. Sir Edward (Viscount Fallodon) 1862–1933, British statesman. Sir George, 1812–98, British statesman and colonial administrator: prime minister of New Zealand 1877–79. Lady Jane (Lady Jane Dudley) 1537–54, descendant of Henry VII of England; executed under orders of Mary I to eliminate her as a rival for […]
- Charles X
(Charles Gustavus) 1622–60, king of Sweden 1654–60. 1757–1836, king of France 1824–30. noun title of Charles Gustavus. 1622–60, king of Sweden, who warred with Poland and Denmark in an attempt to create a unified Baltic state 1757–1836, king of France (1824–30): his attempt to restore absolutism led to his enforced exile
- Charles III
Charles II (def 2). (“Charles the Simple”) a.d. 879–929, king of France 898–923. Charles VI (def 2). 1716–1788, king of Spain 1759–88; as Charles IV, king of Naples 1734–59. noun known as Charles the Fat. 839–888 ad, Holy Roman Emperor (881–887) and, as Charles II, king of France (884–887). He briefly reunited the empire of […]